Expressionism
(An artistic movement)

Dates: 1905-1935

This movement contains other movements: Der Blaue Reiter, Cubism, Die Brücke, Dada, Bauhaus, Fauvism, Futurism

European art movement which consisted on many small and short-living groups. Each one painted with unconventional colours and distorted perspectives in order to "express" personal emotions.
People associated with this movement
Alexandr ArchipenkoUkrainian, 1887-19648 artworks
Alice BaillySwiss, 1872-1938121 artworks
Giacomo BallaItalian, 1871-195847 artworks
Albert BlochGerman, 1882-19616 artworks
Umberto BoccioniItalian, 1882-191628 artworks
Georges BraqueFrench, 1882-1963320 artworks
David Davidovich BurliukRussian, 1882-196726 artworks
Charles CamoinFrench, 1879-1965150 artworks
Heinrich CampendonkGerman, 1889-195719 artworks
Benedetta Cappa MarinettiItalian, 1897-197710 artworks
Carlo CarràItalian, 1881-19669 artworks
Marc ChagallFrench, 1887-198541 artworks
Tullio CraliItalian, 1910-20006 artworks
Robert DelaunayFrench, 1885-194144 artworks
Fortunato DeperoItalian, 1892-19601 artwork
André DerainFrench, 1880-1954266 artworks
Otto DixGerman, 1891-196953 artworks
Raoul DufyFrench, 1877-1953858 artworks
Henri-Jacques EvenepoelBelgian, 1872-18998 artworks
Lyonel FeiningerAmerican, 1871-195697 artworks
Roger de la FresnayeFrench, 1885-192581 artworks
Emile-Othon FrieszFrench, 1879-1949266 artworks
Albert GleizesFrench, 1881-195374 artworks
Natalia GoncharovaRussian, 1881-196291 artworks
Juan GrisSpanish, 1887-1927218 artworks
Erich HeckelGerman, 1883-197052 artworks
Alexei JawlenskyRussian, 1864-1941655 artworks
Wassily KandinskyRussian, 1866-1944235 artworks
Ernst Ludwig KirchnerGerman, 1880-1938234 artworks
Paul KleeSwiss, 1879-1940164 artworks
Mikhail Fedorovich LarionovRussian, 1881-196416 artworks
Marie LaurencinFrench, 1883-1956271 artworks
Henri LaurensFrench, 1885-19547 artworks
Henri Le FauconnierFrench, 1881-19464 artworks
Fernand LégerFrench, 1881-1955427 artworks
Wyndham Lewis1882-19571 artwork
André LhoteFrench, 1885-1962294 artworks
August MackeGerman, 1887-191489 artworks
Henri ManguinFrench, 1874-1949159 artworks
Franz MarcGerman, 1880-1916339 artworks
Louis MarcoussisPolish, 1883-194149 artworks
Albert MarquetFrench, 1875-1947387 artworks
Henri MatisseFrench, 1869-1954739 artworks
Jean MetzingerFrench, 1883-1956134 artworks
Otto MuellerGerman, 1874-193018 artworks
Edvard MunchNorwegian, 1863-19441669 artworks
Gabrielle MünterGerman, 1878-195589 artworks
Emil NoldeGerman, 1867-19561048 artworks
Hermann Max PechsteinGerman, 1881-1955166 artworks
Pablo PicassoSpanish, 1881-1973152 artworks
Liubov PopovaRussian, 1889-19244 artworks
Jean PuyFrench, 1876-196018 artworks
Alfred RethHungarian, 1884-196615 artworks
Georges RouaultFrench, 1871-1958359 artworks
Luigi RussoloItalian, 1883-19474 artworks
Egon SchieleAustrian, 1890-1918333 artworks
Karl Schmidt-RottluffGerman, 1884-197634 artworks
Gino SeveriniItalian, 1883-196624 artworks
Mario SironiItalian, 1885-19618 artworks
Ardengo SofficiItalian, 1879-19641 artwork
Chaim SoutineFrench, 1894-1943526 artworks
Howard TangyeAustralian36 artworks
Maurice de VlaminckFrench, 1876-1958785 artworks
Edward Wadsworth1889-194953 artworks
Max WeberPolish, 1881-196137 artworks
Marianne von WerefkinRussian, 1860-193895 artworks
Random artworks by artists related to this movement

Vase of Flowers
Maurice de Vlaminck

Jug with Lilacs
Chaim Soutine

Woman from St. Prex
Alexei Jawlensky

Locomotive
Lyonel Feininger

Passion
Georges Rouault

Young Lady
Emil Nolde

Rue de Rivoli
Edvard Munch

House under construction
Umberto Boccioni

The Château
Jean Metzinger

Nude Young Boy
Pablo Picasso

Woman at the Window
Henri Matisse

Harry Graf Kessler
Edvard Munch

Clipper Ships with Flags
Lyonel Feininger

The Port of Rouen
Maurice de Vlaminck

Heller Bergsee
Erich Heckel
Important dates
Founding date:  1905
Why 1905?: Creation of Die Brücke and Fauvism in Germany and France.

End date:  1935
Why 1935?: The Nazis condemned Expressionism as "degenerate art" and forbade artists to paint.